2017 Merit Scholarship Application Now Available

This scholarship is for students presently attending a New Jersey community/county college who are pursuing a major in a science, technology, engineering or math (“STEM”) field, have at least a 3.5 G.P.A., are in financial need and have completed 12 credits, but have at least 21 credits left to complete their community college degrees.

Here is the 2017 R&D Council of NJ Merit Scholar Application.

In addition to submitting the attached scholarship application completed, the applicant must also submit the following: Resume; Certified College Transcript; and Optional: Letter of Reference.

No later than May 5, 2017, please return completed application materials to:
Research & Development Council of New Jersey
127 Main Street
Chatham, NJ 07928

Or email to Kim Case at kcase@rdnj.org. Please request an email confirmation.

If you have previously been selected for this scholarship, you are not eligible to reapply.

If you should have any questions, please contact the Council’s office at 973.274.8336 or email Kim Case at kcase@rdnj.org .


Council January Board Meeting at BASF hosts Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno

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2016 Edison Patent Awards

The Research & Development Council of New Jersey held the 36th Edison Patent Awards Celebration on November 3, 2016 at the Liberty Science Center. A full list of the 2016 Edison Patent Award winning patents can be found here.  You can view each of the 2016 Edison Patent Award winner tribute films by visiting the 37th Edison Patent Awards (2016) playlist on YouTube here.

2016 Individual Award Winners 

Educator of the Year- Nariman Farvardin, President, Stevens Institute of Technology

Science & Technology Medal- Dr. Marcus Weldon, President of Bell Labs and Corporate Chief Technology Officer of Nokia

Chairman’s Award- Caren Franzini, Former CEO, New Jersey Economic Development Authority